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Museyon’s Guide To…Bumbershoot

  Seattle’s Bumbershoot, taking place at the Seattle Center in Washington, will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and has been celebrating all summer with photo contests, parties and cupcakes galore. What first began as a city-funded arts and music festival in 1971 with a budget of only $25,000, has since evolved into a multi-day event taking place each ... Read More »

News: An Extraordinary Ordinary Life

  Shot over the course of three years, on location in Sweden, Japan, Singapore, United States, South Africa, England, Chile and Argentina, using a combination of video diary, surveillance camera, concert and tour footage as well as animations, filmmakers Mikel Cee Karlsson and Fredrik Egerstrand have committed the life and struggles of one of Swedens most interesting artists José González ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…Fuji Rock

In 1997, Fuji Rock was held at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. Now, 13 years on, the festival is still rocking but is held nowhere near Mount Fuji. Currently the festival takes place in Naeba, a winter ski resort up in forested mountains, making it one of the most scenic of all the summer fests. Because of the ... Read More »

Chronicles: What’s Old is New in Chelsea

Nestled between Manhattan’s trendy Meat Packing shopping district and Chelsea, the historic building which now houses the Chelsea Market accomplishes what has been become quintessential of older buildings in New York, a re-imagining of space that juxtaposes the old with the new. In this case, the former National Biscuit Company factory built in the early 1900’s has had their concrete ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…North by Northeast

North by Northeast, South by Southwest’s Canadian cousin with distinctly less bbq and more flannel, will be taking place all this week in Toronto. Music folks call SXSW ‘Indie Spring Break.’ Well if that is spring break, NXNE is Summer Camp. The festival has been held yearly in June since 1994 and like SXSW, includes a music and interactive conference ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide To… Bonnaroo

  “The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee every June.” This, from the Bonnaroo site, is very true but Bonnaroo isn’t always a music festival, it is sometimes an intense survival experience. Cases of dysentery, swamp-foot and dehydration are not uncommon from the sometimes muddy conditions ... Read More »

News: Music + Travel Wins an IPPY!

We’re so excited to announce that Music + Travel Worldwide: Touring the Globe Through Sounds and Scenes has won the silver medal in the 14th annual Independent Publisher Book Awards in the category of Travel Guidebook. Congratulations to our fellow winners, Snow-Search Japan, by Keith Stubbs (WSG Media) and The Beatles’ London: A Guide to 467 Beatles Sites in and ... Read More »

Music Interview: Flávia Durante + São Paulo

  For us, there is no one who better embodies the idea of a Renaissance woman in São Paulo, Brazil as much Flávia Durante. Durante is a journalist, a dj, a music producer, and in her role as publicist, has worked with bands like CSS, Bonde do Rolê, Supercordas, Cidadão Instigado, The Name, Comunidade Nin-Jitsu, record companies like Trama, EMI ... Read More »

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